Koompassia grandiflora is a deciduous tree; it usually grows up to 37 metres tall, occasionally to 50 metres. The straight, cylindrical bole is up to 120cm in diameter with buttresses up to 5 metres high, 3 metres wide and 10cm thick[
The tree is commonly harvested from the wild for its timber, which is mainly traded.
The timber is in high demand and is heavily exploited in areas subject to logging. As it occurs in primary forest and in readily accessible areas, the species is considered highly vulnerable. It is classified as 'Vulnerable' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2013)[
Australasia - New Guinea.
A canopy and emergent tree in dense, primary rainforests, growing on coastal plain foothils and stony low hills at elevations up to 840 metres[
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The wood is used for cabinet making, beams, flooring decking and general heavy construction. It is also used for plywood and veneer[
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